Uncle Bräsig

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Uncle Bräsig
Directed by Erich Waschneck
Produced by Erich Waschneck
Written by Fritz Reuter (novel)
Rolf Meyer
Starring Otto Wernicke
Heinrich Schroth
Harry Hardt
Suse Graf
Music by Kurt Schröder
Cinematography Georg Bruckbauer
Distributed by UFA
Release date
25 December 1936
Country Germany
Language German

Uncle Bräsig (German: Onkel Bräsig) is a 1936 German comedy film directed by Erich Waschneck and starring Otto Wernicke, Heinrich Schroth and Harry Hardt. It marked the film debut of the Swedish actress Kristina Söderbaum who went on to be a major star of Nazi cinema. Söderbaum won her part in a contest organised by UFA.[1] It was based on the novel Ut mine Stromtid by Fritz Reuter.



  1. ^ Kreimeier p.297


  • Kreimeier, Klaus. The UFA Story: A Story of Germany's Greatest Film Company 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.
  • Ascheid, Antje. Hitler's Heroines: Stardom and Womanhood in Nazi Germany. Temple University Press, 2003.

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